Part 1: Yesterday's Nontraditional Students are the New Normal
This blog is the first in a four-part series about the current demographics of students in postsecondary settings and how to address their specific needs with a multi-tiered system.
The reasons for pursuing a postsecondary degree are unique to each student, and the amalgam of experience, goals, and characteristics they possess influences their motivation for completing their ...
Holding Ourselves Accountable: The Value of Standards in Higher Education
Julie Stefan Lindsay, Ed.D.
Last year, I attended a five-day professional development session in Los Angeles with the Standards Institute to learn best practices in curriculum and instruction. The Standards Institute is designed by UnboundEd, an organization dedicated to student equity and outcomes with an emphasis on standards-based instruction; as part of their mission, they provide ...
Accessibility in Online Education: WCAG 2.0 AA and Section 508 Guidelines
Online education has many benefits. One of them is enabling as many qualified students as possible to access low-cost and flexible certificate, diploma, degree, and even Ph.D. programs. However, offline and web-based learning management systems that lack full-accessibility features are locking out or disadvantaging learners with disability. Not only is that unfair, but also ...
Five Best Practices in Online Student Services
How to Improve Online Classes
The rise of online education is undeniable. According to one recent study, almost 6 million students (30% of the entire college student body) took at least one online class in 2016 in the United States alone. Add in international students, and the number increases much further.
Naturally, colleges and universities across the world are looking to ...
Setting up Office Hours for yourself within a Group
First, the staff or faculty member will need to be added into the Campus Calibrate "Group" in order to have the Group setting functions within their personal Calendar Settings tab. Please refer to this help webpage on how to add Group User to a Campus Calibrate Group https://blog.conexed.com/?s=group+users+tab.
To add your own office hours that are associated ...
Campus Calibrate: Group Users Tab
Add Group Managers, Staff members and front desk agents to a ConexED Student Services Group. Customize staff member's schedules based on availability and reason codes.
Video tutorial on Group Scheduling System Setup & Customization w/ Reason Codes (6 minute video):
Quickly add Group Managers, Staff members, and front desk agents by typing in their name. Their profile will appear and you can click ...